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About Us

Gordon Atlantic is an Economic Development Catalyst in Communities Worldwide.
The Firm

Next Generation Economic Development.

Gordon Atlantic Development Corporation (Gordon Atlantic) is an aspirational economic development company dedicated to the enhancement of the human experience and the strengthening of the quality of life of communities through the creation of prolific civic assets and opportunities. The company operates as a Single Family Office (SFO) around the world.

The company’s primary focus is the conception and implementation of impactful job-creating projects that leverage its unique expertise in the media, transportation, and real estate arenas. Gordon Atlantic finds itself naturally involved in the following sectors: sports, entertainment, leisure, creative retail, transportation infrastructure, urban redevelopment, as well as healthcare and senior care.  

The company chooses to self-invest in countries where it has identified key opportunities to make a difference: Angola, Australia, the Bahamas, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Gordon Atlantic provides global concierge economic development services within its focused industrial segments for private clients worldwide.

Our History
2014First Urban MagLev in Europe.

Gordon Atlantic brings together KIMM/Hyundai-Rotem and National Speed Ways to build first urban MagLev in Europe.

2012Opens Hong Kong Office

Gordon Atlantic incorporates Gordon Atlantic Development Hong Kong, Ltd.

2008Achieves First $165/£99 million Loan Offer

Gordon Atlantic achieves first $165/£99 million loan offer for a self-produced project from Royal Bank of Scotland.

2007Hurricane Katrina Regeneration

Gordon Atlantic provides new economic development strategies for the Unified New Orleans Plan after Hurricane Katrina.

2004Harlem Community Re-Development

Gordon Atlantic opens in Harlem USA to engage in community redevelopment projects.

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Gordon Atlantic is a job-producing economic development catalyst throughout the world, and provides the same expertise for others on a concierge services basis.
Economic Development Catalyst
Gordon Atlantic is committed to the promotion of neutral economic development. Our self-actualized endeavors encourage global economic development, while maintaining Gordon Atlantic’s responsibility to American communities in all 50 states. We look to pursue next generation projects that enhance the human experience and promote tomorrow’s economy in our areas of expertise. We are committed to job creation and look to long-term valuations in every project that exceed the proceeding 365-day average of a United States 10-year Constant Maturity Treasury (CMT).
Gordon Atlantic is committed to fair and responsible economic development, and is pleased to offer its expertise to help bring sound economic development projects to fruition. We favor large-scale projects that produce civic assets and create new jobs. We package concierge economic development projects in our own livery exclusively. We insist on a reasonable projection of long-term valuation based on current market and industrial data. We leverage our relationships with leading professionals to reduce implementation risk. We are able to engage projects globally.
Economic Development Philosophy
Gordon Atlantic is committed to the encouragement of economic development in “Main Street” communities across America, as well as emerging economies globally. We strive to comply with the most rigorous international financial markets practices. We believe “green” is the new “beige”, and act as everyday environmental stewards. We believe in an economy inclusive of all people. We believe in giving back by supporting construction-based community-inspired projects and scholarships that allow others to participate in economic development.
Our Goals
90% Complete GA SELF EDF · 90%
30% Complete GA Medical EDF · 30%
25% Complete GA SPACE EDF · 25%
Pertinent Information

Over the years, Gordon Atlantic has developed a proprietary approach to economic development self-investment. We therefore maintain strict self-investment parameters to ensure maximum job creation and long-term valuation across multiple global markets.

Gordon Atlantic self-invests on a population basis per investment bracket. A minimum of 51% of self-invested funds must be invested in the United States. Of those identified funds, economic development concentration includes the 25 largest American cities, as well as the best performing large and small cities in the United States according to the Milken Institute.

Each bracket is industry specific. For example, a bracket may focus on sports, entertainment, leisure, or medical projects. Our investment criteria does not allow for cross-bracket investment, because this activity destabilizes economic development efficiencies per industrial category on a global basis, and reduces the impact our proprietary model.

We may decide to form specific Special Purpose Entities (SPEs) with other organizations to achieve impactful economic development milestones. These SPEs may utilize conventional finance. We may utilize funds that are derived from petrochemical sales on a global basis. SPEs may be formed for the sole purpose of earning petrochemical returns to further economic development activity. We do not invest in the production of petrochemicals or petrochemical facilities. Other significant parameters apply.

William Hyatt Gordon emerges from a family of visionaries that built castles 900 years ago, established a tobacco trade in America 275 years ago, and pioneered everyday awareness of heart disease in the 1950s. Seeing himself in others led him to establish Gordon Atlantic as an economic development catalyst around the globe. William commits himself to issues of his generation – promoting an inclusive global economy, fostering environmentalism, and seeking an end to HIV/AIDS. William is a United States Green Building Council – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (USGBC-LEED) Accredited Professional. He obtained professional certifications in Real Estate Development and Construction Management at New York University. William completed a doctoral program in Global Management with Dr. Nancy Bord Yonge, as his dissertation advisor at Frederick Taylor. He earned an MBA in Financial Management at National University in La Jolla, California. William is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as, the Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, California. He is a member of leading professional organizations that support economic development.


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Contact us

Our offices
Rockefeller Center

45 Rockefeller Plaza - Suite 2000
New York, NY, 10011
Telephone: 212-252-2197
Toll-Free: 866-693-3135


Harlem Office

144 W. 127th St – ILL
New York, NY, 10027
Telephone: 212-537-0188
Toll-Free: 866-693-3135
Facsimile: 646-290-5459


Hong Kong Office
7th Floor Nan Dao, Commercial Building, 359-361 Queens Rd Central,
Shung Wan, Hong Kong
Telephone: 852-8192-5696
London Office

145 - 157 St. John St

United Kingdom

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